Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Poland, you would:
live 4.3 years longer
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Australia, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 25.5% more likely to be obese
In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 51.2% more money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $32,200 as of 2020, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
pay a 40.6% higher top tax rate
Poland has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 27.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Poland, approximately 4.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.0 children do as of 2022.
have 44.7% more children
In Poland, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Poland, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 10.9% more on education
Poland spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Australia spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 52.3% more on healthcare
Poland spends 6.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 9.9% of GDP as of 2019.
see 58.5 times more coastline
Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Ministry of Finance, Poland.
Australia: At a glance
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